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El vendido / The Sellout - HAR/PSC by Paul Beatty (Hardcover)

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A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, Paul Beatty's The Sellout showcases a comic genius at the top of his game. Raised by a single father, a controversial sociologist, he spent his childhood as the subject in racially charged psychological studies. He is led to believe that his father's pioneering work will result in a memoir that will solve his family's financial woes. But when his father is killed in a police shoot-out, he realizes there never was a memoir. All that's left is the bill for a drive-thru funeral. Fueled by this deceit and the general disrepair of his hometown, the narrator sets out to right another wrong: Dickens has literally been removed from the map to save California from further embarrassment. Enlisting the help of the town's most famous resident?the last surviving Little Rascal, Hominy Jenkins?he initiates the most outrageous action conceivable: reinstating slavery and segregating the local high school, which lands him in the Supreme Court.
Number of Pages: 333 pages ;
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Humorous, African American, Literary
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Independent Pub Group
Book theme: General
Author: Paul Beatty
Language: Spanish
Street Date: August 1, 2018
TCIN: 53803884
UPC: 9788416665693
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-8246
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